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Our Favorite Sexy Curmudgeons: 8 Guys Whose Frowns We Want to Turn Upside Down
No one wants to be tied to a grump, but once in a while we come across that brooding kind of man we wouldn’t mind cheering up. You know the type. He...
darkness and light
The Gothic Novel Survival Guide
So, you’ve found yourself in the 18th or 19th century, stuck in a gothic—or Southern Gothic!—novel. Surrounded by mysterious settings, dangerous...
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8 Romantic Movies Based on Novels to Add to Your Netflix-and-Chill Summer
If you’re in the mood for some Netflix and Chill during these steamy summer months, you’ll love this list of movies based on romance novels! Add a...
Is the Hard-Edged
You Never Knew You Wanted
Lyndsay Faye is a certifiable meddler in fiction. Her debut novel, Dust and Shadow, pitted Sherlock Holmes against Jack the Ripper in a masterful showdown...
i thee wed
9 Incredible Book Quotes to Include in Your Next Wedding Toast
The chances you will at some point in your life be called on to make a wedding toast—or, perhaps, will decide all on your own to drunkenly stand up and...
Our Favorite Kissing (and Almost-Kissing) Scenes In Literary History
To melt your cold, February-bitten heart this almost-Valentine’s day, we present our favorite kissing scenes in literature—and a couple scenes so...
quotes we love
14 of the Most Romantic Lines in Literature
I’ve always been a sucker for a good quote. To the horror of my friends who like to keep their books in immaculate condition, I rarely read without a...
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Our Favorite Fictional Feminists
From Jane Eyre to Janie Crawford, strong female characters make literature go round. All of the best authors seem to concur on their importance. They...
13 Signs You Might Be Living in a Gothic Novel
We love gothic novels for their emotional power, their over-the-top drama, and the creepy-shivery feelings we get while reading them. Of course, part of...
5 Gothic Novels, By the Numbers
Gothic novels come in many flavors, ranging from the classics, like Matthew Lewis’s The Monk, that helped pave the way to some of my favorites, and...
quotes we love
43 Great Quotes From Literature We Forgot to Mention
Last week we collected 10 of our favorite lines in literature, but it appears we have forgotten some. Embarrassing! To those of you who weighed in on your...
Happy 10th Anniversary,
! Here Are 5 Characters to Rival Regina George
We hope you’re wearing pink, beyotches, because this isn’t just any Wednesday: it’s the tenth anniversary of the release of Mean Girls, cinematic...